Mrs, presumed dead

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Scribner, Mar 1, 1989 - Fiction - 248 pages
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A second case for the intrepid Mrs Pargeter - sixtysomething and a little bit more. She has moved to a prosperous housing estate, but something rankles about her new neighbours. She soon learns that the estate might be perfect for social climbing, but it's also perfect for murder.

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Mrs, Presumed Dead is a British series mystery featuring elderly, well to-do widow Melita Pargeter. Mrs. Pargeter’s late husband was apparently some type of unnamed criminal mastermind. She has just ... Read full review

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In this sprightly second outing for "old'' Mrs. Pargeter, Brett places the refreshing, ample-bosomed sleuth in jeopardy as she endeavors to uncover the murderer of the woman whose house she has just ... Read full review


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About the author (1989)

Simon Brett is the author of over thirty mystery novels and seven plays. He worked for BBC Radio and London Weekend Television before becoming a full-time writer in the late 1970s. He is married with three children and lives in Arundel, Sussex, England.